Hay, the downward dog with the question mark besides it? I see my own dogs do down dog and up dog stretches just about everytime they get up from lying down.
Hey girlfriend! How are you?
How'd the visit from your parents go?
Visit went well - thanks.
Things are weird as usual.
How've you been?
I've been good.
We're entering a kind of weird moment again - it's nearly the first anniversary of my father's death. It's been a year of firsts without him, and there was a first nearly every 6 weeks.
So how have you been handling all the firsts Poppy? What are you doing to cope? Has any first been worse than the
Well, looking back I think we didn't do too badly. My mother was the most affected, so I had to keep an eye on her but she's been getting better about doing things for herself. Five months after my father passed away she started travelling for travelling's sake, and that was really good for her.
There were times I had to take a step back and be on my own, and it's been a sluggish year but all in all we did pretty good. My nephew had school exams in April/May, so that also helped us focus on something bigger than ourselves.